Velvet fabric and velour are very drapey medium-heavyweight dress fabric, popular for winter weddings, suits, jackets and evening dress. Most have a shiny viscose pile. Cotton is duller. Velour is also stretchy and often used in dance costume. Other variations of velvet material useful in dressmaking are crushed velvet, and glossy panne velvet. Velvet fabric has a long and noble history originating around 1000 years ago in the Far East.
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